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The Bronxwood Preparatory Academy

Overview written by the school: At BPA, we believe all students can succeed with proper guidance and support. We look to awaken in our students a passion for learning that continues throughout their lives. We believe in developing our students into young scholars prepared to meet the challenges of the world. Our small class size offers individualized attention to our students. We have a strong emphasis on reading and writing across the curriculum. Students work with state-of-the-art technology infused throughout the curriculum. At Bronxwood Preparatory Academy, we believe that with teamwork we become "The Home of Achievers!"

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 66% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 91% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 48% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 44% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: The Bronxwood Preparatory Academy
Code: X85R

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 284
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 91
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: We do not rank students for this program; all students will be selected randomly.


Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Drama
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Lacrosse, Soccer
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 360
Start time: 7:55am
End time: 2:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Saturday Programs; Uniform

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Williamsbridge-Olinville
Neighborhood: Williamsbridge-Olinville

School Number: X362
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 212
Council district: 12
Census tract: 404
BIN: 2064589
BBL: 2048640035

About The Bronxwood Preparatory Academy


Address: 921 EAST 228TH STREET, BRONX NY 10466
Latitude: 40.887831
Longitude: -73.852694
Phone number: 718-696-3820
Fax number: 718-696-3821
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to 225th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx31, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11

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Saturday academy for tutoring, program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

After-school tutoring, College Now, guest speakers, trips

Seminars, family activities, career and college exploration

SAT/PSAT test preparation

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